Anonymous Ifans snapped in new role.
The 44-year-old Hollywood star plays the Earl of Oxford in a story centred around the true author behind the works of William Shakespeare.
The political thriller about who actually penned the plays of the famous writer also stars Vanessa Redgrave as Queen Elizabeth I. Ifans, from Ruthin, has just finished playing Dr Curt Connors - also known as The Lizard - in the rebooted movie franchise of The Amazing Spider-Man set to swing into cinemas next year.
Anonymous hits the big screen on October 28.
Rhys Ifans, 44, as the Earl of Oxford in Anonymous, a story centred around the true author behind the works of William Shakespeare